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RG 30/37 - Florence Mary Fitch (1875-1959)
Inventory
An asterisk (*) indicates restricted records.

Series I. Fitch Family Correspondence, 1807-78, 1888, 1893, 1908, n.d.

Box 1

Correspondence, 1807-08, 1820, 1856-63, n.d. (6f)

Box 2

Correspondence, 1864-70 (8f)

Box 3

Correspondence, 1871-78, 1888, 1893, 1908, n.d. (10f)

Series II. Fitch Family Miscellany, 1852-1936, n.d.

Box 4

“Autobiographical Notes Written by Pliny Fiske Haskell For His Children,” ca. 1870 (original and photocopy) (2f)
College essays by Frank Fitch and Anna Haskell, ca. 1866-70
Diplomas (See Oversize Box)
Fitch family genealogical material, 1852-1918, 1949, n.d.
Letters and clippings on the death of Anna Haskell Fitch, 1936
Letters and clippings on the death of Frank S. Fitch, 1917-18
Miscellaneous papers of Frank Fitch and Anna Haskell, 1863-72, n.d.
Vesper story by Edith V. Howell (About Florence Fitch), n.d. [1996/26]

Box 4A

College scrapbook of Frank S. Fitch, 1863-73 [2001/94]

Series III. Correspondence of Florence Fitch, 1881-1959, n.d.

Subseries 1. Outgoing Correspondence, 1881-1957, n.d.

Box 5

Correspondence, 1881-1892, 1894-1901, n.d. (16f)

Box 6

Correspondence, 1902-07 (20f)

Box 7

Correspondence, 1908-11 (18f)

Box 8

Correspondence, 1912-16 (20f)

Box 9

Correspondence, 1917, 1919, 1926-28, 1930-32, 1934-37, 1940-57 (13f)
(See also Subseries 2. Incoming Correspondence, Howell.)

Subseries 2. Incoming Correspondence, 1897-1959

Box 10

Granquist, Hilma, 1947, 1954-55
Howell, Charles and Edith, 1950-53, 1956, n.d. [1996/26]
King, Henry Churchill, 1897-1927, n.d.
Vitharana, Vivienne, 1936-37, 1940-41, 1951-59
Williams, Alice Moon, 1909

Series IV. Diaries and Account Books of Florence Fitch and Anna Haskell Fitch, 1900-03, 1919, 1926-27, 1936-37

Box 11

Account books of Florence Fitch, 1900-03, 1919, 1926-27, 1936-37 4 vols.
Diaries of Florence Fitch, 1900-[1902] 6 vols.

Diary, Oct-March 1900-01
Diary, March, June-Sept 1901
Diary, Aug-Oct 1901, March-April 1902
Diary, July-Dec [1901]
Diary, Jan-April [1902]
Diary, April-Sep [1902]

Diaries of Anna Haskell Fitch, [1901-02] 3 vols.

Diary, July-Dec [1901]
Diary, Jan-April [1902]
Diary, April-Sep [1902]

Series V. Writings of Florence Fitch, 1944-51, n.d.

Box 12

Articles (mss.), 1945-49, n.d.
Books (mss.), 1950-51, 1953

[A Book About God], 1950-51, 1953 (manuscript and copy of book) [1996/26]
A Little Boy Learns About God, 1953

Box 13

Correspondence and publicity for various publications

A Book About God, 1953-55
Child Jesus, 1955-56
Daughter of Abd Salam, 1931-32
Islam, ca. 1950
One God, 1944-51 (5f)

Box 14

Their Search For God, 1945-51 (3f)
Ways of Worship in the Orient, 1948-49

Box 15

Course materials, 1929, n.d. (2f)
Pamphlets and offprints, 1915-49, n.d.
Radio broadcasts (Cleveland, New York, South Bend stations), 1945-47
Research notes, 1936-47 (4f)

Box 16

Talks and addresses, 1904-54, n.d.

“At the Feet of Gandhi,” n.d. (See also Series III, Dec. 1936 correspondence)
“Cornelia Sorabji,” n.d.
Freshmen addresses (Oberlin College), 1904-17
India (general), 1927, 1935-37
Japan and China, 1915-16, n.d.
Palestine, n.d.
Shansi [Mission], 1915
Various talks (mss.), 1930-54, n.d. (3f)

Series VI. Photographs, Postcards, and Negatives, 1870-1958, n.d.

Box 17

Fitch family photographs (loose), 1870-1958, n.d. (3f)
Florence Fitch, 1952, 1958, n.d. (5 photographs)

Box 18

Travel photographs, postcards, and negatives 1915, 1926-27, 1936-37, n.d.

Baalbek, 1927
Bethlehem, 1926-27
Biblical scenes, 1926-27
Ceylon, Burma, Siam, Buddhism, 1936-37, n.d.
China and Japan, 1915, n.d.
Greece and Egypt, 1926-27, n.d.
India, 1936, n.d.

Box 19

India (cont.), 1936, n.d.
Jerusalem and environs, 1926-27, n.d. (3f)
Nazareth, [1927]
Palestine, 1926-27 (2f) (Includes packet of wildflowers collected by Florence Fitch.)
Persia, n.d.
Petra, n.d.
Rhodes, n.d.
Rumania, n.d.
Syria, n.d.
Turkey, 1926 [1996/26]
Unidentified, n.d.

Series VII. Miscellany [1994/26]

Box 20

Artifacts

Binoculars (in case), accompanied by citation from Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, n.d.
Gold pearl cross necklace, n.d.
Cowrie shell, n.d.
Chinese shoes (pair warn my Chinese women), c. 1925
Carved ivory scenes from China, c. 1925
Elephant ivory in a seed, India, c. 1928
Unidentified item, black, n.d.

Passports (2) of Florence Fitch, 1926-27, 1936-37
Letter from Sumner Wells to Dr. A.R. Keppel, president, Catawba College, Salisbury N.C., 14 November 1946
Mock Convention program, 1952

 
 
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